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I Have Pierced My Ear Cartilage

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    I Can't Think Of A Title

    I got mine pierced a year ago. I remember seeing cartilage piercings on characters in television shows, and I thought that they looked very cool and unique.So I decided that I would get it pierced (along with a piercing right above the ear lobe) At first,my mother was against it...
    mossygreen mossygreen 16-17, F Feb 13, 2011

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    Totally Inappropriate...

    ...for a journalist or lawyer to have their cartilage pierced. Oh, well! LMAO ;D
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F Aug 19, 2008

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    Piercing My Own Cartilage

    This is one of my first little rebellious acts against my parents in 7th grade.  Noone at the time had a cartilage peircing and my mom was agianst letting me have one.  So I decided to pierce my own cartilage and hide it  with my medium length brown hair at the...
    ihaveep ihaveep 18-21, F Sep 1, 2009

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    Industrial Piercing

    I just had an industrial piercing today after much deciding and i love it. It hardly hurt having it done except the bit when theyv'e taken the needle out to put the bar in. I have to make sure i remember not to answer my phone on my normal side. The guy who did it said i was very...
    bubblegum84 bubblegum84 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 6, 2010

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    I Haven't Been

    to the very top like i've wanted. So far, the highest i've gotten was on my 6th hole! It was still in my cartilage area...and it did hurt like HELL!! i'm VERRRY  tollerant to pain..but that was just..a pain in the ***! .
    lostprophet lostprophet 22-25, F Dec 26, 2009

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    I repierced mine today actually.

    A year ago, I got it done professionally but it hurt so much that I took out the earring, and never put it back on. It closed up and.. Yeah. So today I decided to re pierce it myself. And it didn't hurt at all. It's been a couple hours and it feels fine. No redness.no swelling...
    jennamarie210 jennamarie210 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 10, 2014

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    Got mine pierced a couple of months ago,

    now there's a lump just below the earring and it's around the same size as the stud, but it seriously hurts if anything touches it. It's not red or anything like that, but it's been there for a few weeks and doesn't seem to be going anywhere. I don't want to take the earring out...
    Lover2cheese Lover2cheese 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    Related Experiences

    I'm going to work for the first time with pierced ears. I'm wondering what my coworkers are going to say. I don't care what they say. I think they look pretty.
    MsRobyn MsRobyn 51-55, T 11 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I got my ears pierced on mothers day this year and I have yet to find any new earing that I like I keep changing them daily bc j don't like how they look in my ears I love my ears...
    russep1990 russep1990 22-25, M 5 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I feel so naked without my stretched ears and my tongue ring! I want them back!!!!
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
    Harley53 Harley53 56-60, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    Just did my third stretch and now I'm at 2mm! I'm so exited. But now comes the long wait to size up again.
    Leannaix Leannaix 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I take my plugs out every winter and this year they shrunk so much. They went from 2 inches down to almost an inch. Time to prepare for the Restretching journey.
    justthatxxxguy justthatxxxguy 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I have ******* earphones on with the volumes at max, and random people talk to me. They demand my attention to listen to their chessy stories, but guess what *****? I just...
    SweeterThanToblerone SweeterThanToblerone 13-15, F Jan 5

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    These thoughts are bouncing around in my head like a cricket in a bottle. Trying to shoehorn some logic into the fray to stabilize the mix. And the first thing I want to do is tell...
    rustyskills rustyskills 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    In the hospital where my husband and I worked, the cardioresucitator/defibrillator was put in his charge. Everyone knew how strict he was; meticulously careful with whatever was...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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    I know some of you told me to keep you updated with my tattoos and piercings, so I will. For my tattoos, I finished my sleeve, and added one behind my right ear. I added a lot of...
    xxbucksxx xxbucksxx 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    I have a bridge piercing, a septum piercing, three cartilage piercings in each ear, three on each ear lobe, and snake bites. For tattoos, I have three diamonds behind my left ear...
    itscoolbro itscoolbro 26-30, F Jan 3

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    i had a new set of earrings for christmas. they are diamonds, i have 2 lobes, auricle, and a cartilage on my left ear, a lobe and a tragus on my right. i am planning to get an...
    SpencerUK SpencerUK 16-17, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I just got a bunch done for the heck of it. A few years ago, I got my belly button, tongue, and septum pierced. I recently took out my septum. I've always had my double loves...
    dianeph dianeph 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    Everyone has a darker side they don't allow anyone to see. Wether it's drinking, drugs, self harm or mental abuse. Growing up I was a good kid. Listened, respected my elders and...
    MermaidTripp MermaidTripp 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    Just 6 in each ear and my nose :)
    thepeanutgallery thepeanutgallery 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    Nothing fancy.. just Nose and Ears.. :)
    KamasutraGirl KamasutraGirl 18-21, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    Just my ears for now, 2 in my right and 1 in my left. Planning on getting more in other places one day.
    arkiesocks arkiesocks 41-45, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I really want my nose pierced but idk if I should get stud or septum
    russep1990 russep1990 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    When our husbands were overseas, My girlfriend and I went down together and got our tongues pierced. We got 12 ga steel bar bells... I went with a longer bar (shank) and I love to...
    HotBoxDatRocks HotBoxDatRocks 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have been having some anxiety issues lately. Two years ago I tore the cartilage in my knee and ended up needing surgery and later physio. I went back to work again after getting...
    misspaperwait misspaperwait 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I used to have my nose pierced a few years ago, but it came out when I was sleeping, and the hole closed... I'm really considering getting it done again. :)
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I used to have both sides of my nose pierced when I was still in high school but it's closed up since then, I been thinking and turning it over in my head about getting it...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have been pierced for 20 years now and love it. First was my tongue then later I decided I wanted a "Prince Albert" and had it done, then one day I wanted to give myself my own...
    pantyluvr54 pantyluvr54 51-55, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have found two types of people: those that have them (and love them) and those that don't. I love my Monroe, and had my nose pierced as well but couldn't keep the stud in and it...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I just got my nose pierced. It hurt but now I am really proud of it. It is my favourite piercing. My friends love it as well
    gaypunk18 gaypunk18 18-21, M Dec 30, 2014

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    phobia does not even begin to describe it. i had been dreading this day for a long time now. all the calendar said was kids dr appt. my stepbrother had been teasing me saying i was...
    xoxokitty930 xoxokitty930 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    Earth: The Water Planet 1 . The amount of water on Earth greatly exceeds that known on or within any other planet in the solar system. Liquid water, which is essential for life to...
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    Earth: The Water Planet 2 . Did comets or meteorites deliver Earth’s water? Although comets contain considerable water (b), comets did not provide much of the Earth’s water...
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    Molten Earth? 1 . For more than two centuries, textbooks have taught that the early Earth was molten for 500,000,000 years, because it formed by meteoritic bombardment (a). If so...
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    hii my name is aman my maths teacher is preety good she pulls ear when he is angry with the child or anybody she is having big red nails one day she is teaching she has...
    earpulling earpulling 18-21, M Jan 5

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    It started when I was really little. I got slapped by some kid in my ears at school when I was 10. Didn't think anything of it. we laater became friends but as I got older the...
    pixelcravings pixelcravings 26-30 1 Response Jan 9

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    Earning income is obviously the most common requirement of people all around the world. No matter where we live or how much money we have, earning always becomes a main part of our...
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    If there exists such a thing.. I may get offcourse here.. but wikipedia says "There is no single, widely-agreed definition of spirituality". To me, it is understood as something...
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    i myself had a really odd life, i was always so different, my life was really hard and it was impossible to me to blend in with other kids my age, and when my parents asked me what...
    S1m0n92 S1m0n92 22-25 Jan 7

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    Misophonia literally translates into 'hatred of sound,' and I have it. A misophonia sufferer has certain 'trigger sounds,' that are generally quiet, soft and repetitive, and most...
    Ceredwyn2000 Ceredwyn2000 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    Time 3:03am i woke up coz our house is shaking a bit then, i realized its an earthquake i grabbed my son who is sleeping and was trying to open the door, thanks God it stopped. I...
    Lakee112812 Lakee112812 36-40, F Dec 30, 2014

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    In all probability there is, even if none of today's generations will live to see it proved. If planet Earth formed in the right position from our star, possessed the correct...
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    Its one of my inspiration :) The Harper Avery is one of the highest awards a surgeon can earn. They always make the call to the nominees on the same friday of the same month at 8 A...
    ThisIsMeYeah ThisIsMeYeah 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 11

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    I have punched someone in the face After reading a story on this very subject , I'd like to share my own experience with you. I was 14 at the time, it is a long time ago now. I...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 15

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